Innocence…and ignorance

Innocence…and ignorance

There comes a point in life when simple innocence evolves into purposeful ignorance. When we are young and naive, it’s not uncommon to hurt the feelings of others either by simple omission or by learned behavior. Due to social cues and our parent’s...
Hawaii…and hope

Hawaii…and hope

I arrived back home from vacation to Hawaii last weekend. It’s a beautiful place, with perfect weather all day, every day. It’s a place that gave me a little hope in the midst of all this loss, and all of the dying that surrounds me. Y’all I always try to be honest on...
Grit…and Gripes

Grit…and Gripes

No one turns into who they think will be when they’re a child. Most of us don’t become famous actresses or musicians. Most of us won’t be Olympic athletes. Most of us won’t even come close to being the adult we thought we would turn into. Time moves us along, and it...
Friends…and forever?

Friends…and forever?

I thought a lot about what to write today. To be honest, I’m not in the mood to write much at all. Yesterday was a horribly sad day, and I thought about not writing about it at all. Death and COVid are not happy topics and we hear about both subjects a lot these...
Energy…and expectations

Energy…and expectations

So this past year, I turned 40. For the first time, I felt truly old. I have a distinct memory of going to my aunt’s 40thbirthday when I was a little girl and thinking, dang she’s old. Not to mention the theme of the party was ‘over the hill’. There were black...